Opinion

Russian soldiers in a tank on training grounds.

For the first time since World War II, a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council has employed force to appropriate territory of another UN Member State.

a poster of valdimir putin

Sanctions can be applied aggressively, but measuring their impact can be a challenge.

Five cute wild rabbits sit in a field

New research finds 74 per cent of land managers who reported releasing a powerful biocontrol, release it during the peak rabbit breeding period. This can lead to rabbit populations actually increasing.

A calculator lies atop a five, 10, 20 and 50 dollar notes in Australian currency

Adjusting tax brackets in line with inflation would ensure voters who wanted more government spending would also have to vote for more tax.

People march holding aloft a giant Ukranian flag

The fact that Russia is part of the UN Security Council's powerful P5 group of nations means the UN is in a tricky position when it comes to maintaining peace among its member states.

Two women wearing medical facemasks, one providing support as the other struggles with respiratory discomfort

While public health measures in schools and hospitals aim to reduce COVID transmission, people with disability who have support workers in their homes have largely been forgotten.

staff wearing ppe distributed dignity kits to women and girls in tonga

After the Tonga volcanic eruption and tsunami, localised aid delivery is making a real difference for residents, especially women and girls who are disproportionately affected during a humanitarian crisis.

A person on a bike in a city with green spaces

Urban gardens, parks and green walls are crucial ways to tackle flash floods and city heat. But new global research finds its effectiveness varies from city to city.

wild dogs feeding

Understanding feeding patterns is key to understanding the origin and implications of many aspects of animal social lives.

a homeless man walks in the street with a trolley of possessions

People living in poverty or disadvantage are three times more likely to die from COVID than the wealthy.

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